Here's a different take on the Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment and Wage estimates page. I've downloaded all the data and ranked states (for every occupation with at least 100 workers).

You can use the drop-down menus to filter by state or by occupation.

Occupation Selected: Medical and clinical laboratory technologists

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State Jobs Average
Salary
Rank
California 12,070 $66,530 1
Alaska 210 $60,800 2
Nevada 850 $58,150 3
Connecticut 2,280 $57,910 4
Rhode Island 520 $57,700 5
Kansas 1,960 $56,660 6
New Jersey 4,930 $56,610 7
Washington 3,230 $55,530 8
Oregon 1,680 $55,500 9
Maryland 3,420 $54,930 10
New York 9,760 $52,690 11
Massachusetts 6,890 $51,440 12
Minnesota 3,190 $51,390 13
Wisconsin 3,230 $50,430 14
Michigan 4,750 $49,630 15
Utah 1,690 $49,610 16
Arizona 2,110 $49,530 17
Tennessee 3,740 $49,330 18
Florida 8,070 $49,190 19
Delaware 440 $48,880 20
Colorado 2,390 $48,850 21
Pennsylvania 9,490 $48,780 22
Georgia 5,250 $48,570 23
New Hampshire 420 $48,560 24
Missouri 3,530 $48,300 25
Illinois 7,590 $48,030 26
Ohio 6,510 $47,990 27
Virginia 4,780 $47,940 28
Vermont 330 $47,910 29.5
Montana 580 $47,910 29.5
Wyoming 250 $47,760 31
District of Columbia 730 $47,500 32
Indiana 3,610 $47,160 33
New Mexico 760 $47,090 34
Hawaii 660 $46,920 35
North Carolina 4,600 $46,800 36
Texas 13,040 $46,730 37
Maine 880 $46,720 38
Iowa 1,470 $46,530 39
Kentucky 2,450 $46,500 40
Mississippi 1,660 $46,200 41
Alabama 2,260 $45,130 42
Oklahoma 1,560 $44,580 43
Nebraska 1,600 $44,460 44.5
South Dakota 700 $44,460 44.5
Arkansas 1,480 $44,180 46
North Dakota 450 $43,770 47
West Virginia 770 $42,770 48
Louisiana 3,180 $42,670 49
South Carolina 2,260 $41,570 50
Idaho 440 $40,850 51
Puerto Rico 3,570 $26,620